Wilbur B. Foshay with a cigar in hand
A photograph of Wilbur B. Foshay, with a cigar in hand, wearing a bermuda hat and coat and bow-tie, with editors paint around him.
**Project Description: This item was cataloged and digitized as part of the Mazzulla Collection Access and Digitization Project. In 2022, History Colorado was awarded a 3-year grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to fund work on the Fred M. Mazzulla Collection. The grant funds were used to catalog, arrange, describe, publicize, and digitize 50,000 items within the Mazzulla Collection, including photograph prints and negatives, manuscript material, scrapbooks, and audio recordings.
On back: From the Colorado Historical Society Mazzulla Collection stamp. "Foshay". Newspaper clipping glued to back: Apr 9 1937 stamp. Wilbur Foshay, Once the monarch of a utilities empire, as the saying is, got home to Minneapolis from an exile in Leavenworth prison, no longer the master of millions. He hasn't a red cent, Foshay said, and must look for a job.